The number of weekly cases in Reunion from May 21 to 27, 2022 was 2,046 compared to 3,252 the previous week, corresponding to an incidence rate of 239 per 100,000 inhabitants compared to 380 the previous week, a 37% decrease. Positive rates have also fallen to 20.1 percent, down from 22.5 percent the previous week. Seven deaths should be remembered.
ARS press release in La Réunion
As of May 31, three intensive care beds (up from five earlier) were occupied by COVID patients, and 53 by patients with other ailments, for a 79 percent occupancy rate.
In the last seven days, seven COVID-19-related deaths have been reported. Four patients were either unvaccinated or had an inadequate vaccination schedule. All three immunized patients had comorbidities.
Even if the epidemic situation improves, paying attention is still necessary when restrictions are eliminated. To safeguard the most vulnerable, we must continue to fight COVID-19 by introducing barrier gestures into our daily life.
Health-related situation of patients
On Tuesday, May 31, 2022, the prefecture and the Regional Health Agency regret to announce the deaths of seven people in the last seven days. One individual between the ages of 65 and 74, and six people beyond the age of 75. Four patients were either unvaccinated or had an inadequate vaccination schedule. All three immunized patients had comorbidities.
The optimism rate for the week of May 21-27 is 20.1 percent, a decline from the previous week. The weekly incidence rate fell precipitously to 239 per 100,000 individuals (compared to 380 the previous week). There were 2,046 confirmed cases between May 21 and May 27.
There are currently 2,826 active cases based on 413,051 recoveries and 784 fatalities since the onset of the health crisis. The ARS, Public Health France, and Health Insurance have investigated 416,661 cases since the pandemic began.
A total of 13,634 tests were performed throughout the week, a 27% reduction from the previous week. Between May 21 and May 27, 1,101 positive cases were tested for mutations. Almost 98 percent of the 1,077 cases had one of the specific modifications under investigation, in this case, the Omicron variant.
Hospital situation in Réunion
As of May 31, 2022, three of the 74 beds installed in Reunion were occupied by Covid-19 positive patients, while the other 49 were occupied by patients with other diseases (70 percent occupancy rate).
Vaccination Status Report
Between May 22 and May 28, about 2,700 injections were administered: approximately 250 people received their first dose. Over 2,200 people on Reunion received a booster dose, with approximately 1,000 receiving a second dose.
According to recent data, 72.3 percent of Réunion’s eligible population (those over the age of five) is enrolled in a vaccination course, accounting for 67.3 percent of the total population; – 70.8 percent of the eligible population has completed their immunization schedule, accounting for 65.9 percent of the total population.